Dear Sir/Madam

Business News (Asia) LLP (“NBCU”) is organising East Tech West 2023, an annual invite-only technology retreat that is scheduled to take place from 17–19 October 2023 (the “Event”) at the LN Garden Hotel at No. 1, Dajiao Er Road, Nansha District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China (“Event Venue”). In consideration of NBCU permitting you to attend the Event, you accept and agree to comply with the following terms and conditions:
Business News (Asia) LLP(“NBCU”)即将举办2023年全球科技大会。这一年度科技盛会仅向受邀嘉宾开放,并拟于2023年10月17 – 19日在中国广东省广州市南沙区大角二路1号岭南花园酒店(“活动场地”)举行(“活动”)。作为NBCU允许您参与活动的前提,您接受并同意遵守下列条款与条件:

1. You acknowledge and agree that NBCU, its affiliates, agents, contractors and/or representatives may film or photograph your attendance at the Event (the “Marketing Content”). You hereby grant to NBCU and its affiliates, agents, contractors and representatives a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use, modify, transmit, broadcast, display, publish, communicate, exploit and issue publicity regarding the Marketing Content in any and all media (on both NBCU platforms and third-party platforms, and for both editorial and commercial purposes) without liability or acknowledgement to you.

2. You shall be solely liable for and assume all risk of loss of or damage to any property owned by you or otherwise in your possession or control during the Event, which is not caused by our intention or gross negligence.

3. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NBCU expressly excludes all representations, warranties and obligations arising out of or in connection with the Event. Under no circumstances whatsoever shall NBCU be liable to you, whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental or punitive loss or damage arising from or in connection with the Event. You hereby irrevocably, fully and unconditionally release NBCU, its employees, officers, affiliates, contractors, suppliers, customers, sponsors and licensees from and against any liability whatsoever (whether direct or indirect and whether arising in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or any otherwise) arising from or in connection with the Event.

4. You shall comply with all applicable laws, health and safety codes, and directions of NBCU during the Event. This includes but is not limited to all applicable privacy laws, anti-corruption laws, health and safety laws, and NBCU’s Terms of Service (https://www.cnbc.com/nbcuniversal-terms-of-service/). You also confirm that your attendance at the Event complies with your organisation’s internal policies and guidelines.

5. NBCU may terminate the Event or your participation at the Event by giving notice to you and without incurring any liability to you at NBCU’s sole discretion.

6. NBCU received your name, title and contact details (“your data”) from its existing business relationship with you, or a third-party source to whom you granted consent to share your data with NBCU, or collected it from publicly available sources such as your company’s website. NBCU is using it for marketing purposes (that is, to notify you of our events), and for events administration. NBCU has a legitimate business interest in marketing its events. You acknowledge and agree that NBCU may disclose your data to NBCU group companies or third-party service providers that NBCU has engaged to assist with marketing and event activities, both within and outside China. In such cases, NBCU will require those entities to put in place measures to protect your data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. NBCU will hold your data for so long as is necessary to fulfil the above purposes. By signing up for the Event, you consent to NBCU handling your data as described in this section and in accordance with the privacy policy at https://www.nbcuniversal.com/privacy. If you have any questions about the way NBCU handles your data, or if you would like NBCU to remove you from its marketing list, please contact adsaleslegal@nbcuni.com.

7. You acknowledge and agree that these terms shall be governed by, and be construed in accordance with the laws of the People’s Republic of China (for the purposes of these terms, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Chinese Courts.